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Standings
BOS
@CHW
4
3
BAL
@CLE
2
3
WSH
@DET
4
5
NYY
@KCA
10
9
 
(14)
CHC
@BRO
3
4
 
(10)
STL
@NYG
5
6
MLN
@PHI
2
5
CIN
@PIT
3
2
Friday, July 27, 1956,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 17,298, Time of Game: 2:26
Senators
4
36-59
 Lost 5 
7th, 28½ GB
at Tigers
5
42-51
 Won 1 
5th, 21½ GB
W: Frank Lary (9-11)
L: Bob Wiesler (3-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Senators        0  1  0   2  0  0   0  1  0    4 11  1
Tigers          0  0  0   5  0  0   0  0  X    5  7  1

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .265 .445 .402 .847 -0.014 1.17 0.060 -0.074 -0.3 1 2
Whitey Herzog CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .250 .311 .352 .663 -0.085 1.30 0.024 -0.109 -0.6 1 0
Pete Runnels 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .295 .360 .424 .784 0.039 0.88 0.091 -0.052 0.1 13 1 2B
Roy Sievers LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .250 .373 .479 .852 -0.146 1.32 0.000 -0.146 -1.2 3 0
Clint Courtney C 4 0 4 1 0 0 4 .333 .406 .487 .892 0.138 1.12 0.162 -0.024 1.1 0 0
   Pedro Ramos PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .250 .333 .583 -0.102 2.90 0.000 -0.102 -0.4 CS
   Ed Fitz Gerald C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .400 .416 .816 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Jim Lemon RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .279 .353 .479 .831 -0.099 1.14 0.000 -0.099 -0.8 1 0
Herb Plews 2B 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 .200 .313 .225 .538 0.011 1.45 0.118 -0.106 0.6 2 2 2B
Jose Valdivielso SS 3 0 2 2 0 0 4 .245 .310 .357 .667 0.134 1.70 0.254 -0.120 1.8 1 8 2B,CS,HBP
Bob Wiesler P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .038 .038 .077 .115 -0.046 0.79 0.000 -0.046 -0.6 1 0
   Bud Byerly P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.054 2.33 0.000 -0.054 -0.4 0 1
   Lou Berberet PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .300 .413 .442 .854 -0.038 1.45 0.000 -0.038 -0.1
Team Totals 34 4 11 4 1 8 36 .324 .361 .412 .773 -0.262 1.27 0.709 -0.970 -0.8 24 14
2B: J Valdivielso (5, off F Lary); H Plews (1, off F Lary); P Runnels (15, off F Lary).
HBP: J Valdivielso (1, by F Lary).
TB: C Courtney 4; H Plews 3; J Valdivielso 3; P Runnels 2; W Herzog; J Lemon.
RBI: J Valdivielso 2 (17); H Plews (3); C Courtney (24).
2-out RBI: J Valdivielso 2; H Plews.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Plews-J Valdivielso-P Runnels.
E: C Courtney (7).
Baserunning
CS: J Valdivielso (1, 3rd base by F Lary/R Wilson); P Ramos (1, 2nd base by F Lary POCS).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Harvey Kuenn SS 4 0 1 3 0 0 4 .346 .401 .497 .898 0.237 1.54 0.311 -0.074 1.6 1 1 2B,GDP
Earl Torgeson 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .269 .396 .431 .827 -0.034 0.60 0.006 -0.040 -0.4 6 0
Charlie Maxwell LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .349 .435 .592 1.027 0.015 0.72 0.054 -0.039 -0.1 4 0
Al Kaline CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .282 .331 .479 .810 0.060 0.82 0.089 -0.029 0.7 4 1
Ray Boone 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .274 .384 .453 .836 0.030 1.20 0.092 -0.062 -0.0 3 1
Bob Kennedy RF 2 0 0 1 0 0 4 .212 .323 .311 .633 -0.039 1.22 0.015 -0.053 -0.3 0 1 HBP,SF
Frank Bolling 2B 3 1 1 1 0 0 4 .293 .361 .429 .790 -0.006 1.04 0.029 -0.035 -0.3 0 1 SB,SH
Red Wilson C 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .262 .370 .398 .768 -0.024 0.97 0.030 -0.054 -0.3 9 1 IW
Frank Lary P 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .186 .231 .254 .485 -0.001 1.18 0.054 -0.055 -0.1 0 1
Team Totals 28 5 7 5 5 1 36 .250 .371 .286 .657 0.238 1.03 0.680 -0.441 0.8 27 7
2B: H Kuenn (19, off B Wiesler).
SF: B Kennedy (1, off B Wiesler).
SH: F Bolling (5, off B Byerly).
IBB: R Wilson (3, by B Byerly).
HBP: B Kennedy (2, by B Byerly).
TB: H Kuenn 2; C Maxwell 2; F Bolling; A Kaline; F Lary; R Boone.
GIDP: H Kuenn (5).
RBI: H Kuenn 3 (52); F Bolling (22); B Kennedy (19).
2-out RBI: H Kuenn 3.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Wilson-R Boone.
E: C Maxwell (1).
Outfield Assists: B Kennedy (C Courtney at 2nd base); A Kaline (C Courtney at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: F Bolling (3, 2nd base off B Wiesler/C Courtney).

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Wiesler, L (3-8) 4 5 5 5 4 0 0 6.38 21 28 -0.363 1.31 -2.9
Bud Byerly 4 2 0 0 1 1 0 3.92 15 0 0 0.124 0.62 2.1
Team Totals 8 7 5 5 5 1 0 5.62 36 28 0 0 -0.239 1.03 -0.8

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Frank Lary, W (9-11) 9 11 4 4 1 8 0 4.29 36 56 0.261 1.27 0.8
Team Totals 9 11 4 4 1 8 0 4.00 36 56 0.261 1.27 0.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: F Lary (9; J Valdivielso); B Byerly (2; B Kennedy).
IBB: B Byerly (2; R Wilson).
Pickoffs: F Lary (1; P Ramos, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Runge, 1B - Eddie Rommel, 2B - Johnny Stevens, 3B - Frank Tabacchi.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: 17,298.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Washington Senators         Detroit Tigers
1 Eddie Yost 3B 1 Harvey Kuenn SS
2 Whitey Herzog CF 2 Earl Torgeson 1B
3 Pete Runnels 1B 3 Charlie Maxwell LF
4 Roy Sievers LF 4 Al Kaline CF
5 Clint Courtney C 5 Ray Boone 3B
6 Jim Lemon RF 6 Bob Kennedy RF
7 Herb Plews 2B 7 Frank Bolling 2B
8 Jose Valdivielso SS 8 Red Wilson C
9 Bob Wiesler P 9 Frank Lary P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 2-3 2 123 RRR DET H. Kuenn B. Wiesler 31% 77% Double (CF-RF); Bolling Scores; Wilson Scores; Lary Scores
t7 3-5 1 12- OO WSH W. Herzog F. Lary 14% 89% Double Play: Strikeout, Valdivielso Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
t2 0-0 2 1-- R WSH J. Valdivielso F. Lary -11% 41% Double to RF; Plews Scores
t4 1-0 2 --3 R WSH H. Plews F. Lary -10% 29% Double to CF; Lemon Scores
t8 4-5 1 1-- O WSH J. Lemon F. Lary 10% 84% Ramos Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O WSH E. Yost F. Lary 2% 52% Popfly: 3B
t1 0-0 1 --- WSH W. Herzog F. Lary -2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O WSH P. Runnels F. Lary 3% 53% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O WSH R. Sievers F. Lary 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Bob Wiesler facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn B. Wiesler -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O DET E. Torgeson B. Wiesler -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- DET C. Maxwell B. Wiesler 1% 52% Single to CF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O DET A. Kaline B. Wiesler -2% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O WSH C. Courtney F. Lary 2% 52% Single to RF; Courtney out at 2B/RF-SS
t2 0-0 1 --- O WSH J. Lemon F. Lary 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- WSH H. Plews F. Lary -1% 53% Single to LF
t2 0-0 2 1-- R WSH J. Valdivielso F. Lary -11% 41% Double to RF; Plews Scores
t2 1-0 2 -2- O WSH B. Wiesler F. Lary 3% 45% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Senators' Bob Wiesler facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O DET R. Boone B. Wiesler -3% 42% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- O DET B. Kennedy B. Wiesler -2% 40% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- DET F. Bolling B. Wiesler 1% 42% Single (LF-CF)
b2 0-1 2 1-- DET R. Wilson B. Wiesler 1% 43% Bolling Steals 2B; Bolling to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
b2 0-1 2 --3 O DET R. Wilson B. Wiesler -4% 39% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O WSH E. Yost F. Lary 2% 41% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 1 --- O WSH W. Herzog F. Lary 2% 43% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 1-0 2 --- O WSH P. Runnels F. Lary 1% 44% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Senators' Bob Wiesler facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O DET F. Lary B. Wiesler -3% 41% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-1 1 --- O DET H. Kuenn B. Wiesler -2% 39% Popfly: 3B
b3 0-1 2 --- O DET E. Torgeson B. Wiesler -1% 38% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 4th, Senators Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 4-5-6
t4 1-0 0 --- O WSH R. Sievers F. Lary 2% 40% Flyball: CF
t4 1-0 1 --- WSH C. Courtney F. Lary -3% 38% Single to CF
t4 1-0 1 1-- O WSH J. Lemon F. Lary 1% 39% Single to LF; Courtney out at Hm/CF-C; Lemon to 3B/Adv on E7
t4 1-0 2 --3 R WSH H. Plews F. Lary -10% 29% Double to CF; Lemon Scores
t4 2-0 2 -2- R WSH J. Valdivielso F. Lary -8% 21% Single to CF; Plews Scores
t4 3-0 2 1-- O WSH B. Wiesler F. Lary 1% 22% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Senators' Bob Wiesler facing 3-4-5
b4 0-3 0 --- DET C. Maxwell B. Wiesler 4% 26% Single to CF
b4 0-3 0 1-- DET A. Kaline B. Wiesler 7% 33% Walk; Maxwell to 2B
b4 0-3 0 12- DET R. Boone B. Wiesler 9% 42% Single to CF; Maxwell to 3B; Kaline to 2B
b4 0-3 0 123 RO DET B. Kennedy B. Wiesler -2% 40% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF); Maxwell Scores; Kaline to 3B
b4 1-3 1 1-3 RO DET F. Bolling B. Wiesler -0% 40% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Kaline Scores
b4 2-3 2 1-- DET R. Wilson B. Wiesler 3% 42% Walk; Bolling to 2B
b4 2-3 2 12- DET F. Lary B. Wiesler 4% 46% Walk; Bolling to 3B; Wilson to 2B
b4 2-3 2 123 RRR DET H. Kuenn B. Wiesler 31% 77% Double (CF-RF); Bolling Scores; Wilson Scores; Lary Scores
b4 5-3 2 -2- DET E. Torgeson B. Wiesler 1% 78% Walk
b4 5-3 2 12- O DET C. Maxwell B. Wiesler -3% 75% Flyball: CF
5 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 3, Tigers 5.
Top of the 5th, Senators Batting, Behind 3-5, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 1-2-3
t5 3-5 0 --- O WSH E. Yost F. Lary 3% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 3-5 1 --- O WSH W. Herzog F. Lary 2% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 3-5 2 --- O WSH P. Runnels F. Lary 1% 81% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 3, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-3, Senators' Bud Byerly facing 4-5-6
Bud Byerly replaces Bob Wiesler pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-3 0 --- DET A. Kaline B. Byerly 2% 83% Single to LF
b5 5-3 0 1-- O DET R. Boone B. Byerly -2% 81% Foul Flyball: 1B
b5 5-3 1 1-- O DET B. Kennedy B. Byerly -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B; Kaline to 2B
b5 5-3 2 -2- O DET F. Bolling B. Byerly -2% 78% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Tigers 5.
Top of the 6th, Senators Batting, Behind 3-5, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 4-5-6
t6 3-5 0 --- O WSH R. Sievers F. Lary 3% 81% Strikeout
t6 3-5 1 --- WSH C. Courtney F. Lary -4% 77% Single to CF
t6 3-5 1 1-- O WSH J. Lemon F. Lary 4% 81% Strikeout
t6 3-5 2 1-- O WSH H. Plews F. Lary 3% 84% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-3, Senators' Bud Byerly facing 8-9-1
b6 5-3 0 --- O DET R. Wilson B. Byerly -1% 83% Flyball: LF
b6 5-3 1 --- DET F. Lary B. Byerly 1% 84% Single to CF
b6 5-3 1 1-- OO DET H. Kuenn B. Byerly -3% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 3, Tigers 5.
Top of the 7th, Senators Batting, Behind 3-5, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 8-9-1
t7 3-5 0 --- WSH J. Valdivielso F. Lary -6% 75% Hit By Pitch
t7 3-5 0 1-- O WSH B. Byerly F. Lary 5% 81% Strikeout Looking
t7 3-5 1 1-- WSH E. Yost F. Lary -6% 75% Walk; Valdivielso to 2B
t7 3-5 1 12- OO WSH W. Herzog F. Lary 14% 89% Double Play: Strikeout, Valdivielso Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-3, Senators' Bud Byerly facing 2-3-4
b7 5-3 0 --- O DET E. Torgeson B. Byerly -1% 87% Lineout: 1B
b7 5-3 1 --- O DET C. Maxwell B. Byerly -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 5-3 2 --- O DET A. Kaline B. Byerly -1% 86% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 3, Tigers 5.
Top of the 8th, Senators Batting, Behind 3-5, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 3-4-5
t8 3-5 0 --- WSH P. Runnels F. Lary -9% 77% Double to RF
t8 3-5 0 -2- O WSH R. Sievers F. Lary 7% 84% Strikeout
t8 3-5 1 -2- R WSH C. Courtney F. Lary -10% 74% Single to CF; Runnels Scores
Pedro Ramos pinch runs for Clint Courtney (C) batting 5th
t8 4-5 1 1-- O WSH J. Lemon F. Lary 10% 84% Ramos Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B)
t8 4-5 2 --- O WSH J. Lemon F. Lary 3% 86% Lineout: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 4, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-4, Senators' Bud Byerly facing 5-6-7
Ed Fitz Gerald replaces Pedro Ramos (PR) playing C batting 5th
b8 5-4 0 --- O DET R. Boone B. Byerly -1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 5-4 1 --- DET B. Kennedy B. Byerly 1% 87% Hit By Pitch
b8 5-4 1 1-- O DET F. Bolling B. Byerly -1% 86% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Kennedy to 2B
b8 5-4 2 -2- DET R. Wilson B. Byerly 0% 86% Intentional Walk
b8 5-4 2 12- O DET F. Lary B. Byerly -3% 83% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 4, Tigers 5.
Top of the 9th, Senators Batting, Behind 4-5, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 7-8-9
t9 4-5 0 --- O WSH H. Plews F. Lary 8% 91% Flyball: LF
t9 4-5 1 --- O WSH J. Valdivielso F. Lary 6% 96% Popfly: 3B
Lou Berberet pinch hits for Bud Byerly (P) batting 9th
t9 4-5 2 --- O WSH L. Berberet F. Lary 4% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 4, Tigers 5.

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